Kaziranga

Animal of the Week: Stump-tailed Macaque, Gibbon, India

Macaque
Stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides) Great place to see this macaque: Gibbon Sanctuary, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php As a part of our Kaziranga Wildlife Photography Tour, we visit Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (or The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary) where seven
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Hindustan Times, 26 September 2017

This Diwali, take a wild ride with your family! Here’s the transcript: The oft-trodden paths of popular tourist destinations can often be too crowded and too cliche to become the kind of amazing and memorable vacation you wish to share with your family. The festive season is a time for togetherness and to
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Animal of the Week: Hoolock Gibbon, Assam, India

Gibbon
Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) Great place to see the hoolock gibbon: Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found south of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the hoolock gibbon’s range covers the north-east Indian states (the seven
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Animal of the Week: Indian Hog Deer

Hog Deer
Indian Hog Deer (Hyelaphus porcinus) Great place to see it: Kaziranga National Park (http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php) That eye-white is delightful, but why the sheepish look, you wonder? How about because if you’re already a deer in hog clothing, which is what a hog
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Endangered Birds You Can Photograph on Our Tours

grey crowned crane, kenya
Photography can bring attention to the beauty and the peril of endangered species, and spark action to save them. On our Photo Tours we’re conscious of this opportunity and passionate about educating and encouraging participants to focus on them. Here are eight endangered birds you can document and portray
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January 2016 Kaziranga Trip Report – Part 2

Water Buffalo, Kaziranga
After an overwhelmingly productive beginning to the Tour in Nameri, the group drove to Kaziranga. And it’d mesmerise them with the infinite beauty it contained in its confined wilderness. When the group entered Kaziranga, they saw rhinos on the left side of the road, and stopped to climb a watchtower. Many
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The Story So Far: The Best Photo Opportunities of 2016

Our Photography Tours are all about combining learning with some fantastic photo opportunities. On this World Photography Day, we compile a gallery of the best opportunities our Photography Tours have produced so far this year.   1. The Last Call Bar-headed Goose, Kaziranga Photo Tour, January    
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Slipping Past the Skin of Time: Rajiv Ramanathan

What bliss is that, to be able to grow up watching changing art on the walls of one’s own home? And what kismet is that, to be able to imbibe art and make it one’s second nature? Well, that’s what Toehold patron Rajiv Ramanathan did, and this is his story: a story in which an […]
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Kaziranga, Nameri and Eaglenest Tour Report

Wild buffalo chases, domestic elephant charges and dozens of wildlife sightings marked the bespoke Tour to India’s North-east for French hobbyist-photographer Yann Muzika, led by Toehold’s Sachin Rai. A pair of Asiatic water buffalo chased each other; an Asian barred owlet flashed its magnetic eyes and a
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